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Local 4-H Members Learn About Wool

 

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Kourtney Keller, Monique Trejo, Tiann Goll, Ben Roberts, Yetti Roberts & Kinslee Lewis working on felting fabric.

Are you aware the United Kingdom has more sheep breeds than any other country in the world?

More than 60 different breeds are cared for by more than 40,000 sheep farmers. Wool has different features and benefits, and therefore, different uses, depending on where sheep live, on hills or lower land. The Bunker Hillbillies decided they wanted to learn more about wool. Mark and Tiann Goll from Laughing Sheep Fibers, located in downtown Sidney, shared their wool expertise with the Bunker Hillbillies 4-H members. The Goll's explained wool production from farm to the wide range of valuable produc...



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